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Jan
18
Fri
Sparta Amphitheater Bluegrass
Jan 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come and have a listen to some international bluegrass music at the Sparta Amphitheater July 20 from 7 – 9 pm. During this time downtown boutiques and galleries will stay open until 7 pm.

Jan
19
Sat
Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Beginning Belly Dancing Class
Jan 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the beginners class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the beginner class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Beginners class is $30 and will continue every Saturday through February.

Sparta’s Mad Raven 1st Chili Cook-off
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at the Mad Raven for the 1st Chili Cook-off January 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. This contest will select the best chili in Sparta. First prize will be a new crock-pot with second place getting a special themed prize.

Jan
21
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jan 21 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Jan 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Jan
23
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Jan
24
Thu
Putnam County Library Computer Education Class: Facebook
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Putnam County Library for Computer Education class on Facebook January 24 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The class will be taught by a professional instructor. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Jan
25
Fri
Putnam County Library Computer Education Class: Web Design
Jan 25 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 12:00 am

Join us at the Putnam County Library for Computer Education class on Web Design January 25 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The class will be taught by a professional instructor. For more information, call 931-526-2416.

Jan
26
Sat
Cookeville Microchip Clinic
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for the microchip clinic January 26 at PetSmart from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. All pets needing to be microchip must be on a leash or in a carrier and be at least 8 weeks old. Cost is $10 and no limit on the number of pets to be micro-chipped. This event is being held by Focus on Cumberland County Animal Shelter.

Sparta Job Fair
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us for a Sparta Job Fair January 22 at Sparta Civic Center. from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Job seekers should bring with them to the fair a resume and dress for possible interviews.

Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Beginning Belly Dancing Class
Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the beginners class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the beginner class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Beginners class is $30 and will continue every Saturday through February.

Jan
28
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Jan 28 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Jan
30
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Jan 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Jan
31
Thu
A Woman’s Heart
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for “A Woman’s Heart” event at the Leslie Town Center January 31 from 5 – 8 p.m. The event will feature a Heart Healthy dinning, a fashion show, silent auction, heart education and the presentation of the Martin Coffey Award. Tickets are $40. The event is presented by the Cookeville Regional Medical Center Tennessee Heart.

Feb
2
Sat
Livingston VFW “Coffee with a Veteran” @ Livingston VFW
Feb 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy a coffee with a veteran February 3 from 8 – 11 am hosted by the Livingston’s VFW Post 5026 and American Legion Post 4 at the VFW building. All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans every first Saturday of the month. For more information, call 931-403-4003.

Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Feb 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Beginning Belly Dancing Class
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the beginners class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the beginner class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Beginners class is $30 and will continue every Saturday through February.

Rock Island State Park All Day Outdoor Photography Workshop and Hike
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Join David Duplessis of Tennessee Photographs and a Ranger for an All Day Outdoor Photography workshop February 2 from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. Bring your DSLR, lenses and a tripod. There will be hiking involved so wear appropriate clothing and shoes and bring plenty of water, snack and lunch.

Feb
4
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Feb 4 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Feb 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Feb
6
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Feb
9
Sat
Have Breakfast With The North End Volunteer Fire Department
Feb 9 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Join the North End Volunteer Fire Department of White County for our monthly fundraiser. The second Saturday of each month from 6 to 9am, we have the biggest country breakfast you’ve every seen with ham, sausage, eggs, gravy & biscuits, grits and potatoes. We promise you won’t leave hungry. It’s all you can eat, $7 for adults and $3 for children. That’s the second Saturday of each month at the North End Volunteer Fire Department, 115 South Bunker Hill Road in Sparta.

Tennessee Tech Cupid’s Chase 5K
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for the Tennessee Tech Cupid’s Chase 5K February 9 at 10 a.m. Community Options, Inc. invites runners, walkers, and rollers like baby strollers and wheelchairs to help raise funds to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities.To register go to www.cupidschase.org.

Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Scavenger Hunts
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Spend the second Saturday of each month now through March 9th exploring Cookeville’s historic West Side District with our free Scavenger Hunts. Get an entry form and refreshments at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Follow the clues, replicate images with a digital camera or cell phone to be entered in a prize drawing for a gift basket.

Cookeville WestSide 7th Annual Scavenger Hunt
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for Cookeville Leisure Services’ 7th annual WestSide Scavenger Hunts February 9 from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Participation is free.
Entry forms, which include thumbnail images and clues, are available at the depot. Participants need a digital camera or cell phone.

Cookeville Beginning Belly Dancing Class
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the beginners class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the beginner class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Beginners class is $30 and will continue every Saturday through February.

Feb
11
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Feb 11 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Feb
12
Tue
Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 10 – 11 am at the Upper Cumberland Development District. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Putnam County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program @ Millard Oakely Public Library
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Overton and Pickett County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 1 – 2 pm at the Millard Oakley Library. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Overton and Pickett County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Feb
13
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Feb
14
Thu
Cookeville Ladies Lunch & Learn
Feb 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Ladies, would you like to connect with other female entrepreneurs on different topics each month? Then head over to the Biz Foundry for the Ladies Lunch & Learn February 14 starting at 11:30 a.m. The Foundry’s mission for these meetings is to forge a strong and supportive community for female entrepreneurs. Childcare is available at The Cookeville Children’s Museum for $10. Just RSVP for the lunch at www.bizfoundry.org .

Feb
16
Sat
Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Scavenger Hunts
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Spend the second Saturday of each month now through March 9th exploring Cookeville’s historic West Side District with our free Scavenger Hunts. Get an entry form and refreshments at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Follow the clues, replicate images with a digital camera or cell phone to be entered in a prize drawing for a gift basket.

Cookeville Beginning Belly Dancing Class
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the beginners class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 12 – 1 p.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the beginner class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Beginners class is $30 and will continue every Saturday through February.

Feb
18
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Feb 18 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Feb 18 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Feb
20
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Feb
23
Sat
Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.

Cookeville Scavenger Hunts
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Spend the second Saturday of each month now through March 9th exploring Cookeville’s historic West Side District with our free Scavenger Hunts. Get an entry form and refreshments at the Cookeville Depot Museum. Follow the clues, replicate images with a digital camera or cell phone to be entered in a prize drawing for a gift basket.

Feb
24
Sun
Cookeville Community Center Mardi Gras Madness Mini National
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for the Cookeville Community Center Mardi Gras Madness Mini National competition February 24 beginning at 12 p.m. Every Contestant will receive a custom Mardi Gras crown and much more. Ages divisions are : 0-11 mo, 12-23 mo, 2, 3, 4,year olds, 5-6, 7-8-9-10-11-12 and 16 & up.

Feb
25
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Feb 25 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Feb 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Feb
27
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Mar
2
Sat
Livingston VFW “Coffee with a Veteran” @ Livingston VFW
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy a coffee with a veteran February 3 from 8 – 11 am hosted by the Livingston’s VFW Post 5026 and American Legion Post 4 at the VFW building. All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans every first Saturday of the month. For more information, call 931-403-4003.

Cookeville Intermediate Belly Dancing Class
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Ever want to learn how to belly dance? Then join us for the intermediate class of Middle Eastern Belly Dance at the Cane Creek Recreation Center January 12 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Travis Jarrell will be the instructor for the intermediate class. You will learn to dance with a veil and play finger cymbals. Intermediate class is $50 and will continue every Saturday through March.